Tourniquet use associated with significant increase in early thigh pain post-bilateral TKR
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OrthoEvidence. Tourniquet use associated with significant increase in early thigh pain post-bilateral TKR. ACE Report. 2015;4(9):23. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7976
Evaluation of pain in bilateral total knee replacement with and without tourniquet; a prospective randomized control trialJ Clin Orthop Trauma. 2015 Jun;6(2):85-8.
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30 patients undergoing simultaneous bilateral primary total knee replacement (TKR) were randomized to have a tourniquet used for one leg, and no tourniquet use on the other. The purpose of this study was to compare thigh pain between the two legs over the first 6 weeks postoperatively. Pain was assessed using a visual analog scale. The results demonstrated significantly higher thigh pain on postop...
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